Did you know that arthritis is categorized as a type of disability? Arthritis is actually one of the leading causes of disability among adults in the U.S. Though many people see arthritis as an inevitable fact of life, education and prevention are keys in managing life with arthritis. Nearly 54 million adults have been diagnosed […]
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Did you know that there are different ways you should be tying your shoelaces depending on what kind of feet you have? It doesn’t seem like something that’s all so important, but when you think about it, it makes so much sense! If you have wide feet, why would you string your laces on your […]
It seems to be an age-old debate whether or not barefoot is better for the health of our feet and ankles. While some praise going back to the ways of our early ancestors sans shoes, some swear by the strong bond between modern man and shoe. As it turns out, it’s not as simple as […]
Have you found yourself with a plethora of minor foot problems? Maybe you stubbed your toe earlier today and it’s still a bit sore, or you wore your new shoes for too long and now you’ve got yourself a big blister! For the foot problems you face, there are plenty of easy fixes for your […]
As someone living with gout, you are already fully aware of the pain and discomfort that can come with a gout flare-up including going about your daily activities — even just standing! Although doctors would recommend rest and seeking medical attention for severe gout flare-ups, it’s a wise move to talk to your doctor about […]
If you haven’t already, now is the time to plan your summer vacation. Just you, a nice breeze, the summer heat, and… sore feet? That last part doesn’t sound very relaxing at all! We know what you’re thinking – we go on vacation to have fun and melt the stress away, not to get our […]
Summer is here! Hello swimming, warm weather, flip-flops, and… foot odor? If you’re like us, you’re a bit less enthusiastic about that last one. During the warmer months, foot odor tends to be at its worst. Foot odor is something everyone experiences sometime in their lives, be it odor genuinely coming from their feet or […]
Do your persistent foot problems have you feeling like getting physically fit is an unattainable goal? First and foremost, make sure you’ve had a recent checkup with Dr. Scott Mckinney before getting started. Secondly, be sure to have properly fitting shoes for physical activity! There are plenty of ways to get active this spring and […]
This year it seems we’ve skipped spring and went straight to summer! You know what that means – the flip flops are coming out earlier than usual. For those of us who love the warm weather and feeling the breeze between our toes, this is a huge relief…but flip flop season surely comes with its […]
Baby shoes are cute – but what about when your baby needs to transition from cute little baby booties to baby shoes that they will start learning how to walk in? It can seem daunting but don’t worry, your podiatrist is here to help just as much as your baby’s pediatrician when it comes to […]